Deadline for application: 19 April 2020
We are looking for a policy strategist/economist to work in the Policy Strategy and Institutional Relations division. The selected candidate will be responsible for reviewing and providing recommendations on ESM’s stability support framework, in particular on how to design, negotiate, and monitor financial assistance programmes. S/he will contribute to the assessment of macroeconomic and financial risks by designing and maintaining policy review processes and policies, which will apply to analyses of borrowers’ repayment capacity and other activities related to ESM’s role as lender. S/he will report to the Head of Policy Strategy and Institutional Relations.
The European Stability Mechanism (“ESM”) is the permanent crisis resolution mechanism for euro area countries. It has launched five financial assistance programmes, provided financial support, monitored repayment capacity, and engaged with partner institutions for programme design in areas of financial interest. The ESM has recently received an expanded mandate from European leaders, which it will implement in the months and years ahead. The ESM will have a stronger role in following and assessing macroeconomic and financial risks as well as in designing, negotiating, and monitoring financial assistance programmes in collaboration with the European Commission.
The ESM is a unique place to work with around 190 individuals from around the world committed to making a difference to the future of the euro area. It recruits talented professionals of any nationality from both the private and public sector.
Contract duration: Two- to three-year fixed term contract, with possibility of extension
Note: As a result of the selection process, please note that you may be placed on a ‘reserve list’ valid for a duration of six months during which you might be considered for a similar position with a similar level of requirements. Only those candidates who have been notified will be placed on the ‘reserve list’. After this period, you will need to apply again for our vacancies to be considered for a different selection process.
The ESM aims to provide equal opportunity to all candidates irrespective of their gender, nationality, age, race, culture, education, religious beliefs, sexual orientation or disability. To further enhance the diversity of our workforce, we particularly encourage women to apply.
ESM - European Stability Mechanism